Tag: Lunar Legacy Lecture Series

NASA almost didn’t film the first moon landing

| May 13, 2019
NASA almost didn’t film the first moon landing

NASA first landed on the moon nearly 50 years ago when the Apollo 11 astronauts touched down on July 20, 1969. One region of the country played a special role in training for that historic mission. A half century later, Flagstaff, Arizona, is still celebrating. Michelle Miller reports.

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Through December 2019 — Lunar Legacy Series

| May 13, 2019
Through December 2019 — Lunar Legacy Series

The Lunar Legacy Lecture Series  is presented at 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of Every Month at Coconino Community College, 2800 S. Lone Tree Road, Flagstaff.The next event is:May 15 — Lunar Lecture Series- Ben Carver & Ian Hough — Learn about the historical significance of Flagstaff’s Apollo training sites

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Flagstaff Festival of Science update for March 12 — ‘One Small Step for Humankind, One Giant Leap for a Small Company’ on March 13

| March 11, 2019
Flagstaff Festival of Science update for March 12 — ‘One Small Step for Humankind, One Giant Leap for a Small Company’ on March 13

Hear how a local company, W. L. Gore & Associates, played a key role in the success of the Apollo mission and man’s first walk on the moon in 1969.

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Feb. 13 — Flagstaff Festival of Science to present ‘From the Mountain to the Moon’

| February 11, 2019
Feb. 13 — Flagstaff Festival of Science to present ‘From the Mountain to the Moon’

The Flagstaff Festival of Science will present the Lunar Legacy Lecture Series program — From the Mountain to the Moon, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Coconino Community College, Lone Tree Campus.

Scientists with the US Geological Survey throughout the Apollo missions, Drs. Ivo and Baerbel Lucchitta, offer a personal account of the historical role of the Flagstaff’s Astrogeology Center (USGS) in the exploration of the moon.

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